Welcome to Wakatere!

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About Us

Wakatere is a family sailing club on the shores of Narrow Neck Beach, Devonport.  We have one of the best locations for sailing in New Zealand with a clubhouse on the waterfront and direct access to a wide sandy beach. 

We sail a range of dinghy classes and windfoilers with regular club racing, junior coaching and entry-level learn to sail courses for all ages with an emphasis on fun and adventure. Join us!

Latest News

Covid + Coaching

The Wakatere General Committee is committed to facilitating all possible measures to ensure the safety of members and participants in club activity in regard to Covid precautions.   A WakatereRead more

Welcome to Term 4 Coaching

Bookings are open for 2021 Term 4 junior & youth coaching at Wakatere. Keep an eye on this page as more classes are added in the coming weeks. Small groups for all sessions and within Covid-19 AlertRead more

LTS Courses Held Up

Learn to Sail Update Sat 9th Oct  Bad news for now I'm afraid. Wakatere is unable to go ahead with LTS courses for the junior and youth group during the October school holidays while we are atRead more

Dates to Foil

We might be stuck in the unknown right now - but we do have dates set for the 2021-2022 Windfoil NZ Racing series -  BOOK these in: Taupo - November 20th -21st Maraetai - January 15th -Read more

Alert Level 3 Step 1 Update

The NZ Government announced that Auckland move to Covid-19 Alert Level 3 Step 1 from 11:59 pm Tuesday 5th Oct 2021. This means we are still at Level 3 with some easing of restrictions which allow forRead more

P-Class NI Cancelled

CANCELLATION ADVICE 4/10/2021 Following the Govt Covid-19 Alert Level announcement that Auckland remain at Alert Level 3, the P-Class North Island Champs at Wakatere has been cancelled.  It is nowRead more

PB Safety Course Announced

Announcing a date for our first Patrol Boat Safety Course this season - Sat Nov 13th. No previous experience required.  This course is ESSENTIAL for those who wish toRead more

Dinghy Sailing at Level 1 & 2

If you've got a little sense of adventure, start sailing this Spring on an Adult Learn to Sail course at Wakatere. It's fun, it's social and it's never too late to learn new things. Give yourselfRead more

Adventure Awaits

Announcing our October Learn to Sail course for the adventurous YOUTH group.  Wakatere's adventure program is designed for teens/youths aged 12-17yrs to have fun, make friends, and learn a varietyRead more

LTS Holiday Booking (FULL)

Update 24/09/2021  The Junior LTS Course (11th-15th Oct) is now FULL.  Go for the Monday after school option or leave your details with us for a summer holiday course. Click HERE for moreRead more

Club Race Management Course

Now is a perfect time to upskill and become a confident volunteer at Wakatere. Really!  Yachting New Zealand offer a free race management course online. You could do it at any time but we thoughtRead more

Join Opening Day E-Races

ENTRIES CLOSED 11/09/21. Entrants have been emailed the NOR with 2 flights, first race start 4pm. Invitations to WhatsApp groups for each flight have been sent. Be ready for a 4pm start. Read more

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